Serves: 12 peopleRecipe course: DessertsTotal time (min.): 130 minutesComplexity (1 to 3): 1
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Stand Mixers


300ml water
7g dried yeast
500g plain flour
1 ½ tsp salt
2 tsp olive oil


1 - Set up the Chef XL Titanium with the spiral dough tool.

2 - Add the water, yeast, flour, salt, and oil into the Mixer bowl, then fit onto the mixer with the splashguard.

3 - Mix on speed 1 for 2 minutes, then increase to speed 2 for 8 minutes.

4 - Cover with a tea towel and leave to prove for about 1 hour 30 minutes, or until doubled in size.

5 - Transfer the dough from the Mixer bowl to a lightly floured worksurface.

6 - Gently pull the edges into the centre and turn over so the seam is on the worksurface.

7 - Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces, then roll each piece into a ball.

8 -  Cover with a tea towel and leave the dough to rest for 10 minutes.
9 - Preheat the oven to 220ºC.

10 - Place the baking tray on the middle shelf to heat.

11 - Using a rolling pin, roll out each dough ball into an oval shape about 3 mm thick.

12 - Carefully remove the hot baking tray from the oven and dust with plain flour.

13 - Place the pittas onto the dusted baking tray and bake for 10 minutes.

14 - Leave to cool on a wire rack and then serve.